Archives for "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
February 3, 2010 2:44 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…
January 22, 2010 1:01 pm
“Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can.”
Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.
January 22, 2010 12:59 pm
Seven Bates students share their impressions from the myriad programming the college offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2010.
January 17, 2010 8:10 am
An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”
January 11, 2010 2:25 pm
Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity Curated by Craig Saddlemire ’05 and commisssioned…
January 11, 2010 9:26 am
Sunday, Jan. 17 7 p.m. Worship service: A sermon by Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social…
January 7, 2010 5:49 pm
The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…
February 26, 2009 12:44 pm
Auburn mayor John Jenkins ’74 was the subject of a story by longtime Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz, who wrote, “Forty years ago last spring, John Jenkins stood on the stage at his high school in Newark, N.J., and proudly shook the hand of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 6, 2009 12:00 pm
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.
January 8, 2008 11:52 am
The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles.”
Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.